The Big Store
'By mall, 1
Br carrier psr
.. .oonmiisnion convention to be held
ifV ned at ibout 1450 was drowned.
J. Hpearfish—So far Cupid has had
rough sledding in the courtship of Aa
bury Moore, a young man from San
fe,, dance, Wyo., and Miss Lilly Mack, of
thia place. Although he succeeded in
having the knot tied just in the nick
j?»,f time, the yuutinul husband is now
t.. languishing in the Ciook county jail
v on a charge of perjury and his irate
f.V, niotner in law is closely guarding the
girl bride here. The trouble came
L, about over the marriage of tde young
IpS people at Sundance, it being an elope
ment. Moore told the Crook couuty
clerk that the girl was 21, the legal
age. and was congratulating himself
that he had outwitted the girl's
mother, when the latter filed nn affi
davit that her daughter was but 15 last
that JNOW 15 NOT THE
ONLY THING THAT FALLS
VMS TIME OF THE YEAR,-
OUR PRICES ARE COMING
(OWN ON •SOME' OF OU«
VERY BEST values. WE
DONT WANyW LEFT
HAVE LEFT OF THE REGULAR LINE-5 OF GOOD
MERCHANDISE. IT 1-5 IMPOSSIBLE, YOU
KNOW, TO BUY JUST EXACTLY WHAT YOU
ARE GOING TO SELL AND No MORE. WHAT
WE HAVE LEFT OF OUR WINTER GOODS WE
SHALL SELL AT THE FOLLOWING PRICES:
2,000 yards of Mottled and Outing Flan- "T 1
nels, 9c and 10c values, now /2C
1 lot of Plaid Dress Goods, 25c values *1
1 lot of Dress Flannels, Broad Cloths and Lighter
Weave Dress Goods to clean up r©» |/_ /Sff
gardless of cost ./3 v-JIT
500 Dress Goods Remnants that are marked to sell
at LESS THAN COST.
On all our Women's, Misses'and
©Ije Jlailit iertfrri
MAOIMOI*. *ODT* DAKOTA.
TELEPHONE. NO. 269.
MONDAY, FEB. 15. 1900
... THKHfl OF «(7B8CMirTIOM.
Hy aal],l ysar |«.mj
J. K sTAHL PtoptlMot.
Bjliron—Governor V«wey is credited
:With discretion and «ood judgment iu
^appointing R. O. Richards to represent
th« state of Sontb Dakota at the tariff
Imlianapolin, Feb. 10 to 19. Mr. Rich
ards is, by icason of hi« wide ran«e of
knowledge of public and other ques
tions, considered well fitted to retire
Kent oar state at so important a Kuther
ine, and his many friends are gratified
that be ban been selected as the state's
Pukwaim-While driving acrom the
Missouri river (J. A. Crown and J. N.
Hoover, of Bijou Hills, went through
the ice, where a herd of cattle bad re
cently crossed and only escaped by
jumping from the buggy. The back of
the buggy caught on the edge of the
ice and with assistance they were able
to draw it out because of the harness
breaking. The team which was val-
Bummer, and caused Moore's arrest.
He was bound cer to the circuit court
on |690 bail, which be has not yet fur
Washington, D. C.—Representative
Hall appeared before the public lands
committee of the house to advocate tne
passage of a bill for the estanlishment
of a saw land district in South Dako-
i««fa *«f «H»*V saw V*»*
YE«S, our pricej have fallen, but they
HAVE NOT FALLEN ON SHIPPED IN "PAKE"
JTUFF. THEY HAVE FALLEN ON WHAT WE
J. A. JOHNSON.
Children's Underwear CA3 /0 V/II
On Prints, Percales and Sheetings 10% OFF
We want to clean up all our Cloaks, Suits and
Skirts and are making Lower Prices Than Ever.
Get Busy before they are all gone.
ta, with beudijuarters at Lebeau. The
committee of the house has ordered a
fa voraole report and this practically
secures the passage of the Mil by both
houses of congress this session.
Sioux City, la.—Snowbound in Sioux
City Tuesday while making a desper
ate effort to get his young wife home
before she died, E. Q. Gamble, a rela
tive of Senator Robert J. Gamble,
stood over ner sick bed at the Monda
min hotel late yesterday afternoon and
saw the grim lenper win his victory.
The race against death started at
Springvilie, la. Mrs. Mary D. H.
Gamble, aged 35 years, with her hus
band, had been visiting her parents at
Springville. On their way home to
Vivian, S. D., Mrs. Gamble became
suddenI3 ill on the train. For years
she had been the victim of tubercu
losis. As they neared Sioux City tde
blockade grew worse and the trip had
to be abandoned here. Dnring Tues
day night Mrs. Gamble grew worse,
and wnile somewhrt brighter yester
day morning she gradually weakened,
and at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon
she passed away.
Interior—The people here are highly
elated over the prospect of the passage
of Senator Gamble's bill to open 1,
000,000 acres of land adjoining this
town 011 the Pine Ridge reservation,
along the south bank of the White
river. If the bill passes both houses
of congress, of which tnere is little
doubt, a boom will surely follow for
the White river valley region.
Dal las—Tne east half of aection 9
which has been chosen for a townsite
by the government, is in the poorest
pait of Tripp county. Part of it is a
butte and the rest low and swampy.
The townsite on nortneast quarter of
section 34, has fine territory, on north
west. The north half of section 21, it
is claimed, will make the best townsite
in Tripp county It will draw fine
trade from Meyer county, as 'there are
no towns near it. The southeast quar
ter of section 25 will make a good
town, with tine farming territory tri
butary in Tripp county and Nebnwka.
Fifty Thousand Acres to Be Sold
at Auction by the
Washington, Fet. lo.—The secretary
of the interior has approved the regnia
tions providing for the sale, at puMic
auction, for cash, at not less than $1
per acre, and in tracts not exceeding
40 acres to any one person purchaser,
approximately 50.000 acres of land in
Gregory county. South Lakota.
Thesale will tie held at the local land
office at Gregory, commencing March
and continuing from day to day
until completed. The lands to be sold
are a portion of the Rosebud Indian re
nervation, opened to settlement and
entiv in 1904, and remaining undis
posed of after having b«*en subject to
homestead entry for the last four years,
at 0 per acre. They are suitabie
principally for grazing purposes.
.James W. Witten, chief law clerk of
the general land office, has been desig
nated to conduct the sale, in connec
tion with the register and receiver of
the local land office.
Upon recommendation of the com
missioner of the general lani office,
the secretary of the interioi has with
drawn the southwest J, section
township i« north, range 76 west Ihe
esht h, section i», townahip 9? noith,
range 70 west, the north i, section 21.
township lflO north, range 76 west, and
the northwest i, section 34, township
toj north, range 74 west in Tripp
county, South Dakota, for townsite
Lands will be surveyel in town
lots, and sold at public auction for
cash at as early a date as possible iu
the coming spring. The townsites
will bp known as "government"town
Kites in Tripp county, for which regis
tiation and drawing was held last^fall.
and in connection with which entries
are to be made at the local laud office
at Gregory, commencing April 1 uext.
There has recently be^n approved to
the state of South Dakota, indemnity
school land selections aggregating 11,
015 acres. The lands selected by the
state are in that portion of the Rose
hud Indiaiy reservation opened under
the a« of March 2. 1907,and for which
registration and drawing was held but
fall. Selections are made in lieu of
lauds in sections 16 and 36, within
Tripp county, lost to the state by rea
son of allotments to Indians, and other
wise They are reported to be gener
ally valuable for farming and grazing
FINED $30,000,000 EACH
But Nagroes Escape by Depositing $1
Augusta. Ga., Feb. 15.—"I'll go
Judge Landis one better and make
the fine $30,000,000," said Recorder
Picquet in imposing sentence upon
seven negroes convicted of violating
the health ordinances in allowing
garbage to accumulate on their prem
ises. The fine of $30,000,000 was im
posed upon each of the defendants, a
total of $210,000,000.
When the uproarious laughter which
the announcement of the court's de
cision created had subsided Recorder
Ticquet suspended the sentences upon
condition that each of the defendants
deposit $1 with the clerk.
The ordinance under which the sen
tence was imposed provides that the
court "may impose any fine he see-3
FRENCH ENGINEER'S VIEWS
Predicts Disaster to Gatun Dam on
New York, Feb. 16.—"The construc
tion of the Gatun dam now belli:
built by the United States govern
ment on the Panama canal will result
in the greatest disaster to any public
work, probably, that has ever been
This was the statement made by P.
Bunau-Varllla, the French engineer
who arrived here on the French line
steamer La Provence from Havre. He
has frequently afeserted that the con
struction of a lock canal was entirely
Impracticable. He said that he had
not changed his views in this respect.
He said he had accepted the invita
tion of the Boston Commercial club to
address that body on the advantages
of a sea level canal.
Smallpox Epidemic in Collage.
Liberty, Mo., Feb. 13.—Twenty ad
ditional cases of smallpox developed
in the last twenty-four hours at Will
iam Jewell college, bringing the total
cases now at the college up to thirty
five. All of the students in the dor
mitories have been quarantined and
there Is little prospect of the school
reopening soou. The disease Is said
to be In a mild form.
SIXTY-SEVEN PERISH IN SEA
Steamer Sinks and Few of Crew and
Passengers Are Saved.
Wellington, N. Z., Feb. 16.—The
Union Steamship company of Welling
ton's steamship Penguin was wrecked
Cape Terawhiti. Some of the
passengers and a number of the
members of the crew were saved, but
the remainder of the ship's company,
numbering sixty-seven, are missing
and are supposed to have perished.
O. ft. Kluger.the Jeweler, IQflQ The Penguin is a total loss.
ginia Ave., Indianapolis, Ind., writes: The steamer Penguin was an Iron
'Iwas so weak from kidney trouble that
Icould hardly walk a hundred feet.
tour bottles of Foley'• Kidney Remedy **lasS°w
one I can now attend to business every
veBsel of 824
Freak Measures Introduced In
SCHEME TO BENEFIT WOMEN.
Why Wisoonein Legislator Would End
Deception to Sizes of Their
I n an In
diana Measure—Make Water Wagon
a Common Carrier la Oklahoma Plan.
A bill In the Wisconsin legislature is
designed to force shoe dealers to prop
erly label worpen's shoes
He said he didn't believe women need
ed corsets, because his wife wore none,
and that a corset was an inducement
to immorality In its effect on the vital
organs. He now says that the Ameri
can woman's shoe is largely responsi
ble for the title "the weaker sex," for
the woman who cannot stand com
fortably because of a small shoe is un
able to perform her part of the world's
Of the freak propositions introduced
in the Oklahoma legislature that by
Representative Bill Durant. a Choctaw
Indian, to make the water wagon a
common carrier would possibly be
termed the oddest anywhere except in
wide prohibition Oklahoma. But.
taking the business world into consid
eration, the strangest is the measure
introduced by Senator Reuben Roddie
to limit the number of banks In a
town by providing extremely high cap
italization in proportion
to the town's
Such a measure has actually become
a necessity In Oklahoma because of
the adoption in Guthrie
So many new
banks were started when it itecame
known that deposits were being guar
anteed that the banking business of
towns was badly split up, and numer
ous failures were feared.
Representative A. Ward Copley of
introduced a bill In the
Michigan legislature to prohibit "joy
rides." It makes it a felony for any
chauffeur to use a car without the
owner's permission and for any one to
car that is borrowed without
of saying "by your
leave." At present the Michigan
do not have jurisdiction over this of
fense, and the employers have no re
course but to "iire" the offending
chauffeur. The practice has resulted
in a number of serious accidents.
A. J. Cameron, a New York book
present a bill to the Maine
legislature for the Interest on his claim
for binding, which was adjusted in
1901. The state has never paid inter
est on its claims, and a creditor has
sometimes been fortunate if he got the
amount of the original
A freak bill
did a Job for the state In 1878, but It
was not until 1001 that he received his
pay. Now he wants the Interest, about
appears on the calendar
of the Indiana legislature, but its pe
culiarity was not intentional. It pro
vides for the protection of wild fur
bearing animals. A lynx eyed farmer
muskrats and skunks
be protected, and he has pointed
out that the ditches and earthworks
that protect the farmer's land would
be ruined by muskrats. As to skunks,
says, no argument
The bachelor tax bill by Senator
Claude Hudspeth of Austin, Tex., Is
not the only odd measure pending be
fore the Texas legislature. Bills have
been Introduced making It a felony to
play baseball on Sunday. The blue
laws of Texas are to be still further
strengthened If pending measures are
passed by prohibiting the sale of any
article of merchandise on Sunday.
This will close the drug stores along
with all other businesses.
Representative J. M. DavIS has in
into the Kansas legis
lature that provides for a bounty of 5
cents for eacli crow killed in Kansas
and 1 cent for each egg of a crow de
stroyed. Some Kansas counties are in
fested with crows at certain times of
tho year. They appear In great flocks,
ruin apple crops and do considerable
damage to the corn.
A resolution has been introduced in
the Iowa legislature prohibiting legis
lators from smoking in chambers and
from putting their feet on desks while
dictating to feminine committee clerks
Postal Course For Schools.
Postmaster O. C. W. Lang of Bay
onne, N. J., recently sent to the board
of education a communication asking
that the pupils in the public schools
be taught how to address and mail let
ters, how to make out a money order
and how to register letters. The post
master said that ^e had printed fifty
booklets containing Information, and he
suggested that these be distributed.
The board adopted the suggestions,
*nd hereafter the pupils In all the pub
lic schools will receive Instruction in
tons and was built at
cleared mv complexion, cured my back
ache and the irregularities disappeared, I Foley's Orino Liaxative
cnostipat ion and
day, and recommend Foley's Kidney Orino regnlates the bowels so thev will
Remedy to all sufferers, as it oured we act naturally and you do not hftve to
after the doctors and other
hap failed." J. H.Anderson. Anderson.
stimulates tee liver,
ooatinuously. j» H.
once or twice a
Great Dock System.
Rio Jnnelro proposes to construct the
greatest dock system in South Amer
ica, if not In the whole western hemi
sphere. The plans call for about ten
miles of docks
to the two
miles already provided for. The* idea
is that the additional docks shall con
sist at first of tVee great piers built
distance of l.llTt
other. Completed, these docks will
a frontage of 62,320 feet, or
about twelve miles. The
planned will cost about $19,000,000.
DROUGHT KILLING CATTLE
Sarioua Conditions Prevail in Portions
1 of Texas.
San Antonio, Tex., Feb. 15.—The
protracted drought which has held
Llano county in its grasp since early
last fall has reduced stockmen to the
extremity of chopping leaf laden
branches from trees to provide food
for their starving cattle. The gras-i
has withered and blown away, leav
ing the prairies almost bald. Water
is scarce and the cattle are dying.
was prepared by ex-Assemblyman
Daggett of Milwaukee, who when a
member of the lower house eight years
ago made his sole claim to fame in the
Introduction of a bill to "forbid the
wearing of corsets by men or women.
prominent stockman from that conn
try says the cowboys have discarded
the lariat and spurs and aimed thtm
selves with axes fcr the new an'
novel work. The oak trees, by reason
of their deep, piercing roots, have pi-•
served their greenness throughout tli
drought and have meant thousands of
dollars to the stricken stockmen. I
SON RECEIVES BIG REWARD
Fathar Saved Man's Ufa
Gallipolis, O., Feb. 15.—George W.
Rollins, a farmer In moderate circum
stances near Extra Postoffice, W. Va..'
twenty miles east of here, has r1
ceived word that he had been left
$100,000 in cash by Captain G. W
Forester, a former Ohio river steam
boat man, who went West several
years ago and became wealthy in a
bank and mining business in South
Dakota. Rollins' father saved
ester's life by swimming to the she:
with him In a steamboat accid i
near Pomeroy, O., just after the Ci.
HOMES IN TERROR
Earth Quivering Continuous Over
Portion ol Mexico.
Mexico City, Feb. 15.—Rumblings
and earth quiverings continue to he
felt in the vicinity of Mount Colima
and the eruption has not ceased,
though cinders are not spreading over
such wide area. During the eruptioh
ashes and cinders fell on Collma, Tux
pan, Capotlan and other towns in the
vicinity and forests were set on fire
by the discharge from the smokiaM
Wild animals rushed into the settle
ments almost tame from fright and
people abandoned their homes and
fled in terror. News from Coalcoman.
Patzeuaro, Ario and Tacamabrio is
that the earth has been trembling
then almost constantly since ta
eruption commenced and people are
terrorized. From Yucatan it is re
ported that beautiful Lake Chichan
kanat, in the southern part of that
state, which was formerly twelve
leaeues In length, has half disappeared
and people in the vicinity are suffer
ing for water.
Warrant for Qorky'a Arrest,
St. Petersburg', Feb. 15.—The police
have issued a warrant for the arrest
of Maxim Gorky, the well known Rus
sian novelist. In the document Gorky
is described as "a Nishni Novgorod
house painter." Maxim Gorky is in
Italy and recent dispatches have said
he purposed to reside permanently in
Lynching Follows Identification.
Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 15.—Jako
Wades, the negro who was arrested in
Gainesville, Fla., accused of beins:
the assailant of Miss Irma Newell at
Lakeland, Fla., last Tuesday, wns
lynched immediately following his
identification by the young woman.
WHITE CROSS SOCIETY.
Plan of Distinguished Russian Count
ess to Aid Sick Children.
Inspired with the hope of founding a
great international organization which
accomplish for the children of
Is Pertrna an
world what the lied Cross has done for
the sick and wounded, Countess Lydie
Itostoptchiue, a distinguished Russia 11.
now traveling in the United States, is
endeavoring to interest the women of
the United States in the project.
"The idea in which the lied Cross
had its inception is one which appeals
to the heart of all mankind," said
Countess Rostoptchine recently at a
Washington hotel. "That as well as
the excellence of Its organization ac
counts for its power and prestige the
world over. It has done for humanity
what scattered philanthropists never
could have accomplished, and the suf
fering of sick and wounded has every
where been alleviated. The human
heart cannot be less touched by ,the
miseries of childhood.
"Charitable workers and sociologists
that no outlay of effort re
pays so largely as the work in behalf
vity now has its institutions and its so
cieties devoted to the relief of sick and
destitute children. Why not concen
trate these efforts in one great organ
ization, to be known as the White
Cross, which shall ultimately equal iu
numbers and prestige the great Red
"This has come to be my fixed idea,
and I hope before leaving this country
to be able to interest many persons in
the formation of such an organization."
The Russian noblewoman is one of
the most interesting travelers
Washington, is related to many of the
most famous families of the Russian
aristocracy and Is looked on as one of
the most brilliant wopien of her na
tive country. She Is a writer and lec
turer of distinction and one of the
most philanthropic women of Russia.
...... A Watch Should be ......
AN ACCURATE TIMEPIECE
There is nothing so annoying as to carry
a watch that does not tell the accurate
time of day. This can be overcome by
selecting a competent jeweler to do the
repairing and cleaning necessary to keep
it in running order.
We have two competent jewelers and
Watchmakers in our store and can as
sure the best workmanship if you will
lace your watch in their charge. We
o all repairing of jewelry and Watches
promptly, thus overcoming another an*
Boyance delay in the return of your
Articles left for repair.
Jones Drug Co.,
CORNER DRUG STORE Phone
The Facts About Pe=ru=na.
Every time any dne says that Peruna is
No.3,14'J. Keport of
I'. S. bond*
other National banks
beverage in disguise? Is it possible to use Pern
a substitute for whiskey? Do people buy Peruna and use it
Sbitters, or a bracer?
It would be the easiest
thing in the
0E ANY OTHER WHISKEY,
Peruna is sold everywhere.
PRINTED ON EACH BOTTLE.
chemists have analyzed Peruna and found it to contain only cubebs
as a toddy of
world for any one to demonstrate the
such statements. Let any one go to the drug store and purchase a bot
tle of Peruna. Let him undertake to use it as a beverage, or take this remedy
doses considerably larger than those prescribed on the bottle. Would the rci'.ilt
be alcoholic intoxication? Nothing of the sort Let any one try it and see.
Peruna is a medical compound quite heavily loaded with medicinal ingred
ients. If taken in doses larger
than prescribed it would produce a positi
drug effect. No one could take it as a beverage. If any one doubts these stato*
try it and see. We know that Peruna cannot be
age that it will not intoxicate: that it cannot be used as a substitute lor
liquors. We guarantee that
PERUNA CONTAINS NO CHEAP WHISKEY-
for that matter.
It contains a small per cent, of cologne spirits, absolutely essential to
and hold in solution medicinal ingredients, but the drugs contained
Peruna prohibit its use as a beverage. It would be the
world for any one to demonstrate this if they chose to do
as a bevctr»
THE INGREDIENTS ARE PLAINLY
been said over and over again that
whiskey. Now we challenge any chemist to demonstrate any such statement.
Let any one who has even a smattering knowledge of chemistry purchas? s
bottle of Peruna and see whether or not it contains whiskey, find out for him
self whether or not it is composed of cheap whiskey and cubebs.
cubebs is one of the ingredients of Peruna, but there are many other ingred
ients. It contains hydrastis canadensis, corydalis formosa, collinsonia, and
least four other medicinal ingredients. To be sure, no chemist could so ana
lyze Peruna as to be able to identify the various
medicinal ingredients. T1J«
beyond the ability of any chemist But any ordinary chemist would be abla
that Peruna is heavily loaded with medicinal ingredients of some
addition to cubebs.
Now why are
these statement! repeated when their falsity oould be
demonstrated? Simply because there
runa on the part of the medical profession. Very likely the magazines wliick
took up the crusade against Peruna and denounced it as a cheap beverags
were misled by
the medical profession. Probably they wert
sincere in their attitude towards it But now, after all these things have bees
refuted, it would seem
to be in order for such people to use a little
fitirness and common sense in the matter.
cubebs he is telling a lie, an absolute falsehood. Most people intend to speak
the truth. But the prevalent habit of repeating other people s statement*,
without investigation as to their truth, has led many well-meaninir neonle to
aay these false things about Peruna.
Used according to the directions on the bottle.
AND RELIABLE CATARRH REMEDY,
taken in excess of those doses, it will produce drug effects very unpleasant'fa
the person who takes it.
It is therefore up to every honest person to quit making such statement
eoncerning Peruna, or acknowledge that he is repeating slanders about whiah
he knows nothing. One might ust as well say that Castor Oil is an intoxiro
that if taken in large enough doses it will operate as a
never tried to see, but simply repeated such statements about
majority of people would come to believe them. It is no easier to demonstrate
such a statement about Castor Oil than it would be about Peruna.
Any one who takes Peruna knows that such statements are false To sav
cheap whiskey and cubebs may constitute good material
jokes on the vaudeville stage, but there is no excuse for any one
to be truthful saying over again this oft-repeated falsehood.
National Bank,at Madicon, in
Feb. 5, 1909.
KKtWlL KeKH. 1
bonds to secure tire
U. deposits.... 1%(K».U0 1
house, furniture and fixtures..
Due from National banks
Blinks and Bunkers...
Due from approved reserve
Chivk.sanu other ea»h items
Fr«c::o .a! uatuvr varrvavy, nickels and
Lawful Money Keeerve
Legal-tender notes 5,880.00 28,678.85
Redemption fund with
(." per cent of circulation) 1,125.00
Capital stock paid In 140,0,0.00
Surplus fund 11,600.00
less expenses and
Due to other National banks
line to State banks and bankers
individual deposits subject to
Savings deposit* ll,«W.lt
Demand certificates of deposit
Time certificates of
Cashier's checks outstanding 4.T:i?.2ti
United States deposits
Dakota,county of Lake, ss:
I,O. L.Mcl'allister,cashierof the above named
bark,do solemnly swear that the above statement
is true to
the best of my knowledge and belief.
«. L. mVcA I S tKK. Cashier.
Subscribed and to before me this 11th
day of Feb., 1909.sworn
Kiiank J. 1'auwu,
thing in tfct
PERUNA Tst a am
but,like any other good medicineU
Cures fiolHii Pravnnts Pneumonia
A few highly graded
Bull Calves, sired by
•'Sir Hilo De Kol Sar
castic" No. 47,738,
who has 7 sisters that
gave 25 lbs. butter in
one week. Also few
Also Tolouse Geese
and Pekin Ducks.
1st Premium over 4
competitors at Lake
Correct—Attest: F.D. Frrrs, 1. L» Frrrs, B.
t. McCaiawtwh Directors.
E. R. C. GROSS,
Lake Co. LE ROY, SO. SAL
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